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Episode 1

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Monday 21 April 2008

Donald Macleod explores Vivaldi's large and little-heard musical catalogue, revealing an energetic and diverse composer.

He explores the story of the 20th-century Vivaldi renaissance.

Kreisler: Concerto in C for violin and string orchestra with organ 'in the style of Vivaldi' (Finale: Allegro assai)
Gil Shaham (violin)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Robert Wolinsky (organ/conductor)
naive OP 30416, Trs 1-4

Motet: In furore iustissimae irae, RV 626
Sandrine Piau (soprano)
Stefano Montanari (violin)
Accademia Bizantina
Ottavio Dantone (conductor)
naive OP 30416, Trs 1-4

Trio in C for violin, lute and basso continuo, RV 82
Rolf Lislevand (lute)
Manfred Kraemer (violin)
Beatrice Pornon (theorbo)
Eduardo Eguez (guitar battente)
Guido Morini (positif organ)
Astree E 8587, Trs 7-9

Dixit Dominus, RV 807
Roberta Invernizzi, Lucia Cirillo (sopranos)
Sara Mingardo (contralto)
Paul Agnew, Thomas Cooley (tenors)
Kornerscher Sing-Verein Dresden
Dresden Instrumental-Concert
Archiv 00289 477 6145, Trs 1-11.

Music Played

4 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Fritz Kreisler

    Fritz Kreisler Concerto in C for violin and string orchestra with organ 'in the style of Vivaldi'

    Performer: Gil Shaham (vl) Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Performer: Robert Wolinsky (org)

    DG, 439 933-2,, 15

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Motet: 'In furore iustissimae irae', RV626

    Sandrine Piau (Sop), Performer: Stefano Montanari (vl) Performer:Accademia Bizantina Performer: Ottavio Dantone (cond)

    naïve, OP 30416,

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Trio in C for Violin, Lute & Basso Continuo, RV82

    Performer: Rolf Lislevand (lute), Performer: Manfred Kraemer (vl), Performer: Béatrice Pornon (theorbo), Performer: Eduardo Eguez (guitar battente), Performer: Guido Morini (positif organ)

    Astrée Catalogue number: E 8587,

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Dixit Dominus, RV807

    Performer: Roberta Invernizzi, Performer: Lucia Cirillo (sop 1 & 2), Performer: Sara Mingardo (contralto), Performer:Paul Agnew, Performer:Thomas Cooley (ten 1 & 2) Performer: Körnerscher Sing-Verein Dresden Performer: Dresden Instrumental-Concert

    Archiv, 00289 477 6145,

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